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#1 de Gothia

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 02:09 PM

I present to you one of Avalonias light siege weapons. Pulled by one horse this device makes a deadly and quick part of Avalonias Siege Forces. This fits perfect with my light cavalry, one of them is in the background.  

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#2 Cij Daoke

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 02:29 PM

That's really nice! :thumbup:

Is that an original lego string?  :laugh: They are much better than the ones I find in regular stores...

Not so sure about that red piece, though... Was it the only one availabe? A black one would look better, IMHO...
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Posted 19 November 2011 - 03:58 PM

Nice ballista, I like the sturdy look combined with the tension of the string.

Maybe you could cut back the excess string. A real thick rope would not defy gravity like this.

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 04:30 PM

I could see this becoming a battle pack. Try and get noticed by Lego on this website http://lego.cuusoo.com/

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 04:32 PM

Small, but effective. Great job "de Gothia!"  :thumbup:

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 09:01 PM

Very nice 'de Gothia' my fellow Avalonian defender.....I'm planing one too - with a winding mechanism too...that Tigerius is a clever knight. :wink:
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Posted 19 November 2011 - 09:03 PM

Nice work, de Gothia. :classic: Light artillery is always good to have. Between your ballistas and my trebuchets, Avalonia will be well-prepared to assault enemy fortifications. :sweet:

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 11:57 PM

Nice, great work!

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 06:26 AM

I love it. Simple and yet so Lego.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 12:52 PM

Nice and simple, perhaps try to add something to indicate a crank on the end.
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Posted 28 November 2011 - 10:41 PM

Simple but beautiful design.  I like that it appears to be quite mobile AND deadly.  We certianly need a few of these in case the drow or Nocturnians get bold.

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#12 de Gothia

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 07:15 AM

Thanks guys!

The red horse thing is the only colour I have...

The excess strings have been cut off :blush:

I´ve been thinking of adding a crank, but can´t figure out how...

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